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Bulgarian National Library (St. Cyrill and St. Methodius National Library)

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Address: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Nice building

Quite nice building, with great monument to St Cyril and Methodius in front of it. Very near to the University, and in walking distance from the main atractions.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
Aleksandar S
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Quite nice building, with great monument to St Cyril and Methodius in front of it. Very near to the University, and in walking distance from the main atractions.

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

National Library in Sofia is very nice building style Barock. In front of the library is a monument to brothers Cyril and Methodius. They brought the alphabet to Bulgarian nation. Making it from Greek alphabet . It's history not politic. Nice garden I front of Library with many beautiful flowers. Near by is National University of Sofia Clement Ochridski. Library... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

The Bulgarian National Ĺibrary is really very beautiful. I recommend that you enter inside. You will be impressed.

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Tirana, Albania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

It can not be easy give a clear opinion as I couldn’t visit inside this library. Outside building in huge and clearly not a nice architecture. It's build from the communistic time of the beginning era. On the other side the park, flowers and the sculpture of Cyrill and Methodius give a brake and modify in a way such a... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

Perfect place to read whatever you want. Calm and very nice library. Words fales me to explain how nice is to 'dive' into the books world and to touch the treasures of the books.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2012

It is true that is has a very impressive collection. And it is a very impressive building too, while falling somewhat short of my aesthetic standards. But it is one of the most depressingly Kafkaesque institutions I have ever entered. When you go past the increasingly tougher procedures of actually getting in the library, you start to feel small and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

Amazing Place with very rich collection of books from all around the world. Here you can see some of the worlds most ancient books.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

Infront the building there is a monoument of the brothers St. St Cyrill and Methodius - the inventors of the cyrillic alphabet. Uner the building there is a nice night club "The bibliothek"

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